Al Jarreau Hospitalized In Europe
July 26, 2010 at 10:30 AM (PT)
AL JARREAU, who was on an extended European tour, is in a hospital in FRANCE, following a collapse on stage. The 70-year-old popular jazz singer fell ill during a concert in BARCELONETTE in southeast FRANCE.
He has been moved to the FRENCH ALPS near MARSEILLE. JARREAU is conscious and in stable condition. He is expected to remain in the hospital for treatment and a series of tests for at least a week.
JARREAU, who was born in MILWAUKEE, has suffered from respiratory problems and experienced difficulty in breathing in the high ALPINE mountain altitude.